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Essence of India with Tiger
Tour Duration: 15 Nights - 16 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Jabalpur
Day 1: Delhi
Begin your tour
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Essence of India with Tiger Tour"!
in Delhi , you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your
hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
Day 2: Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament
House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre
of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama
Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation
sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk,
shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi -
This morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
Relax for the remaining part of the day.
4: Jaipur - Ranthambore
Morning city tour of Jaipur.
Visit the Jagmandir
or the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the
Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar
device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend
of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of
Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately
honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the
rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Afternoon drive to Ranthambore
and transfer to hotel.
Day 5: Ranthambore
Full day exploration in Ranthambhore.
Two trip to the Tiger Park in the
Morning & Evening.
Day 6: Ranthambore
breakfast at the hotel.
Proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle.
Day 7: Ranthambore - Bharatpur
Drive to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. On arrival , check into your hotel. Later
visit the Bird Sanctuary.
Day 8: Bharatpur - Fatehpur
This morning following a leirsurely breakfast drive to Fatehpur
Sikri.Visit Fatehpur Sikiri
This abandoned capital of the Mughals is a perfectly
preserved city at the height of the empire's splendor. The city divided into religious
and secular parts has interesting well-sculpted buildings.
Upon arrival in
Agra, check in to your hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
Day 9: Agra - Umaria
Early in the morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed
on Friday) during sunrise and return to the hotel for breakfast. Later vist Agra.
Visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula & the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings
inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural
styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort
echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings
reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architectsLater you will visit a marble
gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white
marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
In the evening transfer to Railway station t o catch train for UMARIA.
Day 10: Arrive Umaria -Bandhavgarh
in the morning and you will be dirctly drive to bandavgarh and transfer to hotel
by our representative.
Bandavgarh is justifiably famous for its Tigers, but
it has a wide range of other game. The undergrowth is not as dense as in some
northern terai forests, but the best time to see the park inhabitants is still
the summer months when water becomes more scarce and the undergrowth dies back.
A full day game viewing inside the jungle.
A full day game viewing inside the jungle.
the Bandavgarh Fort: The oldest fort in India - considered to be more than 2500
years. One-hour trek up the fort is worth the effort. The charm of this trek lies
in discovering these monuments in the jungle, unspoiled and unexplored. Some of
the statues lie off the main path and so it is best to take a guide. Apart from
the avatars, well worth seeing are three small temples of around the 12th century.
Day 12: Bandhavgarh
Full day free to visit
Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight: Hotel
Day 13: Bandhavgarh-Kanha
After breakfast drive to Kanha.This is the place that has been described
by RUDYARD KIPLING in his great book "The Jungle Book". Located in the
Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is a tiger reserve that
extends over an area of over 940 square km. A horseshoe shaped valley bounded
by the spurs of the Mekal presents an interesting topography. Steep rocky escarpments
along the edges offer breathtaking views of the valley. Realizing the danger on
the Tiger population in the country, the Government started the "Project
Tiger" at Kanha and in 1974 the area was declared a Tiger reserve. The park
is also the habitat of the high ground Barasingha.
Reach in the afternoon
and relax atyour hotel.
Day 14: Kanha
day free to visit Kanha National Park.
Kanha - Jabalpur -Delhi
Morning enjoy Jeep Safari in the park. Afternoon
transfer to Jabalpur Railway station to take a overnight train to Delhi.
Overnight: On Board Train
Day 16: Delhi
Arrive at Delhi Railway
Station and you will be transferred by our representative to Delhi International
airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and
unforgettable memories of "Essence of India with Tiger Tour" escorted
by Vardhman Vacations.
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